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Harrisson, Tom Harnett (1911–1976), ornithologist, museum curator, and co-founder of the Mass-Observation social survey project

Judith M. Heimann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Ornithology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2684 words.

Harrisson, Tom Harnett (1911–1976), ornithologist, museum curator, and co-founder of the Mass-Observation social survey project, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 26 September 1911,...

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Pretty [née Dempster], Edith May (1883–1942), landowner and benefactor

Pauline M. Sabin Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Financial Aspects of Art; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1282 words.

Pretty [née Dempster], Edith May (1883–1942), landowner and benefactor, was born on 1 August 1883 at Elland, near Halifax, Yorkshire, the second daughter of Robert Dempster (d. 1925), then...

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